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Old 04-14-2016, 10:22 AM
Frylock Frylock is offline
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Originally Posted by LSLGuy View Post
Truly famous names can sometimes get bunk published. Often bunk that's not really up their main area of expertise. Such as Penrose on consciousness or Pauling on vitamin C.

I'm not sure how examples of this support the OP's desire that his particular flavor of "Eminent scientist both supports bunk and gets it published ... a little" be accorded extra respect.
Quite the opposite--my expectation/hope is that what I described in the OP is a really rare thing.

Last edited by Frylock; 04-14-2016 at 10:24 AM.